The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.
I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.
Who delivered up Jesus to die? Not Judas, for money; not Pilate, for fear; not the Jews, for envy; - but the father, for love!
The world never burned a casual Christian at the stake.
Religion says earn your life. Secular society says create your life. Jesus says, 'My life for your life.
God often hides His blessing in trouble or trial, which makes it all the sweeter when it comes our way.
Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense. You don’t have to compromise convictions to be compassionate.
The best way to show that a stick is crooked is not to argue about it or to spend time denouncing it, but to lay a straight stick alongside it
Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?
A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion - it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.
Only he who can say, "The Lord is the strength of my life" can say, "Of whom shall I be afraid?"
If you seek answers you won't find them, but if you seek God, the answers will find you.
I believe that the happiest of all Christians and the truest of Christians are those who never dare to doubt God, but take His Word simply as it stands, and believe it, and ask no questions, just feeling assured that if God has said it, it will be so.
The man who does not learn to wait upon the Lord and have his thoughts molded by Him will never possess that steady purpose and calm trust, which is essential to the exercise of wise influence upon others, in times of crisis and difficulty.
Men are not revived because they sing; they sing because they are revived.
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
No healthy Christian ever chooses suffering; he chooses God's will, as Jesus did, whether it means suffering or not.
Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God.
We must be global Christians with a global vision because our God is a global God.
The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
Ordinary people who faithfully, diligently, and consistently do simple things that are right before God will bring forth extraordinary results.
It is not the bee's touching of the flower that gathers honey, but her abiding for a time upon the flower that draws out the sweet. It is not he that reads most, but he that meditates most, that will prove the choicest, sweetest, wisest and strongest Christian.
God didn't give you the strength to get back on your feet so that you can run back to the same things that knocked you down.
In the day of prosperity we have many refuges to resort to; in the day of adversity, only one.
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